Jennifer Christian is Vice President of Clinical Evidence within the Real-World & Late Phase Research group at Quintiles, where she provides scientific oversight to the design and conduct of real-world studies, including minimally interventional, clinical effectiveness and safety evaluations. Dr. Christian has conducted numerous studies using large claims databases, electronic medical records and prospective clinical studies. More recently, she has focused on pragmatic and hybrid study design approaches for enhancing safety and effectiveness evaluations.
Dr. Christian is an elected board member and fellow of the International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) and serves on the editorial boards of Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science, and Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. She is the acting associate editor of the 4th Edition of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s "Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User's Guide". She is also an anniversary fellow at the Institute of Medicine, an adjunct assistant professor within the Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluative Sciences Research at Weill Cornell Medical College, and a past pharmacy preceptor for the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy.
Dr. Christian is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Pharmacy and School of Public Health, where she received a Pharm.D., and M.P.H. She received her Ph.D. in epidemiology from Brown University.